Bud Wilkinson bio

Birth Name: Bud Wilkinson

Occupation: Football Coach

Place Of Birth: Minneapolis

Date Of Birth: April23, 1916

Date Of Death: February 9, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Bud Wilkinson was born on the 23rd of April, 1916. He was best known for being a Football Coach. Coach of the dynastic Oklahoma Sooners football team of the 1950s.

Bud Wilkinson was born in Minneapolis. He was a five-sport star in high school and led the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers as a player to three straight national championships from 1934 to ’36. Under his guidance the Sooners held a steak of 47 straight wins, a record that stood unbroken for decades.

Bud Wilkinson was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bud Wilkinson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Bud Wilkinson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bud Wilkinson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bud Wilkinson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bud Wilkinson was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Bud Wilkinson
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Bud Wilkinson was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Bud Wilkinson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Bud Wilkinson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Bud Wilkinson’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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